• Welcome!
    Logout|My Dashboard

Today is National Walking Day - Tri-County Times: News For Fenton, Linden, Holly MI

Subscribe | Connect with us:

Today is National Walking Day

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 6:08 pm

National Walking Day is April 6, offering a great reminder for people of all ages and fitness levels that walking is an ideal way to stay healthy and active. Research has shown walking can help improve health and curb health care costs, helping people to maintain a healthy weight, prevent and manage conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, strengthen bones, ward off depression and improve balance and coordination. New technologies, such as fitness trackers, are making walking more engaging. In Michigan, employers and employees can enroll in a program from UnitedHealthcare. As part of National Walking Day, UnitedHealthcare is conducting a “1 Billion Step Challenge.” They are challenging members to walk, in aggregate, 1 billion steps on April 6. Red Fox Outfitters of Fenton has started its running and walking groups for anyone who would like to walk or run various lengths of routes throughout Fenton. Information about the free, family friendly groups is available on Red Fox Outfitters’ Facebook page.

  • Discuss

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Current Weather Conditions

Sponsored By:

VAE Life Coaching

indeed Job search

job title, keywords
city, state, zip
jobs by job search



Thursday 01/11/2018

Driver injured when car hits tree

Tuesday 01/09/2018

Backhoe falls through ice on Lobdell Lake Bigger signs for school buses Proposed orchard with farm animals denied. Owner must make provisions to keep animals contained City handles rash of water main breaks. Extreme cold leads to four pipes bursting in three days Fenton commits to preserve Shiawassee River trail. From Holly to Chesaning, 18 communities join forces to protect waterway No agreement reached on chickens. Judge could decide if entire Fenton Township ordinance is unconstitutional WANTED: safe, competent school bus drivers. Training is intense for rewarding but important job Mueller’s Orchard rezoning approved. Owner plans to make improvements and move petting zoo inside barn

Friday 01/05/2018

Diplomat's CEO Phil Hagerman announces retirement Predictions for 2018: Housing Predictions for 2018: Jobs Predictions for 2018: Healthcare Area man jailed for armed home invasion Bond denied for man facing multiple sexual charges involving 12-year-old girl Positive momentum in U.S. economy continues in 2018 after strong 2017 Layer up! Police want more mental health support. Many police officers suffer from cumulative post-traumatic stress disorder Communities need your volunteer help. Service can be on one of many municipal boards and commissions Local leaders say roads are top priority in 2018. Funding solutions to be considered for critical repairs Exploring the past items stolen from car shots fired into fenton township home fire sprinkler system freezes, spewS steam in apartment building garbage dumpster lit on fire suspect files for unemployment benefits at-large dogs scare teen domestic assault on rolston road attempted break-in Holly Township ‘on verge of exploding’. Development increasing; road and historic projects underway Looking back at this week in national history Community Threads of Fenton re-opens Saturday. New business opens again Jan. 6 after fire closed its doors on Nov. 29

Thursday 01/04/2018

Competency exam ordered for local man

Wednesday 01/03/2018

Rollover crash causes minor injuries new year’s eve spent in jail christmas day jogger struck by car The State Bank announces staff addition, promotion

Tuesday 01/02/2018

Slow down! Drivers going too fast for icy conditions Team of liquor bandits hit area stores. One distracts clerk while others load their pockets Area man killed in snowmobile accident Liquor license violations 2017. Six of 87 local licensees cited

Friday 12/29/2017

Year in Review 2017: Newsworthy court cases Year in Review 2017: Gone too soon... Year in Review 2017: Holly area news in 2017. Progress, lawsuits, contentious issues define the news coverage of 2017 Year in Review: 2017 Memorable PHOTOS Year in Review 2017: Linden keeps taking steps for progress. Gasoline spills, building development, river walks and more Year in Review 2017: Biggest Fenton Township news of 2017. Stories include road work, medical marijuana, and more Year in Review 2017: Community loves its dogs. Two in particular found themselves on the front pages Year in Review 2017: The lighter side of the Times... People make news every day, with heart-warming, human interest stories that bring hope, inspiration and laughter Year in Review 2017: The most popular Times videos of 2017